Economic Development Program

Because poverty and poor health are intertwined.

The economic development program provides training for vulnerable community members—mostly women—so they can lift themselves out of poverty. To this end, Village Health Works supports cooperatives in weaving, sewing, soap-making, and baking.

Many of the women participating in the economic development program were victims of gender-based violence. Thus, the cooperatives not only provide the women with a source of income and economic empowerment, but they also offer a safe space for camaraderie and friendship. 

Discover our Economic Development Program in  more details click here (pdf)

Eco Dev 2014 Infographics

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